Her Majesty Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation, inaugurated the newest addition to Qatar Foundation‘s public art collection, “Come Together”, at an event commemorating the art installation.
Her Excellency Sheikha Hind bin Hamad Al Thani, Vice Chairperson and CEO of Qatar Foundation (QF), as well as various ministers and delegates, were in attendance, as were Qatar legacy ambassadors and former Qatari footballers Ahmed Khalil, Mubarak Mustafa, Khalid Salman, Adel Khamis, and Australian football legend Tim Cahill, as well as various local and international artists, who saw QF’s Qatar Academy Doha student choir perform “Arhbo” which is a single from the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM Official Soundtrack.
Choi Jeong Hwa, a well-known South Korean artist, created the colourful artwork “Come Together” near the Education City stadium. The artwork combines materials from everyday life and reflects the artist’s distinct style, which has earned him international acclaim. Workers’ helmets, mirror balls, and traditional Qatari found objects are used to create the artwork. The iconic stainless-steel installation resembles a dandelion spore – a visual metaphor for the passion and joy felt by FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM spectators around the world. “Come Together“, as the title suggests, pays tribute to all those in Qatar who worked to make the dream of hosting the by FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM a reality, both native and foreign.